Tags Climate justice
Tag: climate justice
In light of Oxford Climate Justice’s campaign report, which found that between 2015 and 2020, Oxford accepted at least £8.2 million in research grants...
"In less than 10 years, the climate crisis will cause an additional 250 000 deaths per year, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Over a third of these will be due to childhood undernutrition. If the university wishes to remain at all consistent, it must stop accepting funding from fossil fuel companies." In the wake of the OCJC Report, Matilda Gettins argues against the monetary relationship between Oxford University and fossil fuel companies.
"You don’t need to “be an activist” to take action." Matilda Gettins explores why, today more than ever, it is important to reflect on social protest movements.
The decision is a major victory for student campaigners, who have been pressuring colleges and the University to withdraw financial support for the fossil fuel, tobacco and arms industries.
Social movements and visual culture
Artist Georgia Crowther told Cherwell "We must change, and many have addressed this and acted accordingly, but a nudge is still needed."
An accompanying sign read "WHAT HEIGHT WOULD YOU GO 2 4 THE WORLD// OX RISE UP".
Protesters called on specific colleges to divest millions of pounds from fossil fuels, arms and tobacco companies